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How we made it in Africa talks to Erfaan Mojgani, country manager of online marketplace Kaymu in Tanzania.
Customers are generally influenced by a series of issues when making purchasing decisions.
Hard retail data, consumer needs and behaviour, combined with macro-economic datasets, are better indicators of opportunity in African markets.
“A city like Lagos has 20 million people, but just two shopping centres.”
Thoughts by industry professionals about starting, and growing, an e-commerce store.
Cape Town’s Atlantic seaboard suburbs dominate the list.
Chandarana plans to double its number of outlets over the next five years.
Kaskazi Network delivers consumer goods to informal shops and kiosks by motorcycle.
Zimbabwe has the best pool of talent in Africa, says the CEO of Choppies.
“Angola is a lucrative market where we currently have no presence, and Shoprite has done a phenomenal job there.”
Talking fast food with the Kenyan franchise holder of Domino’s Pizza and ice cream brand Cold Stone Creamery.
Five French consumer brands are expected to soon set up shop in number of sub-Saharan African countries.
Pep has an aggressive expansion plan for the continent.
Even though he is the majority shareholder of one of South Africa’s largest unlisted retailers, Braam van Huyssteen still works long hours.
The Africa CEO of Kaymu.com believes success is all about having the right mentality.